The Mexican Standoff

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In a surprising midnight ceremony at the presidential residence of Los Pinos, outgoing Mexican [tag]President Vicente Fox[/tag] handed over the green, white and red presidential sash to incoming president elect [tag]Felipe Calderón[/tag]. Fearing that the inauguration would be blocked, Calderón – a 44- year-old conservative, pro-business politician who is close to the Catholic Church – […]

Mexico’s Legitimate President Is Sworn In Today

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Although it was determined by Mexico’s top election court that Mexico’s ruling party conservative Felipe Calderón won the July 2 election, tens of thousands of loyal supporters still crammed into Mexico City’s Zocalo square to see Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) take the oath of office as Mexico’s “Legitimate President.” November 20, also marks the […]

Symbolic Victory for Lopez Obrado Supporters

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Protesters are claim another symbolic victory as President Vicente Fox changes site of the annual Mexican Independence day grito. President Vicente Fox sidestepped another showdown with leftist firebrand Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, announcing Thursday that he won’t hold tonight’s traditional Independence Day celebrations in Mexico City’s massive central plaza. The first symbolic victory occurred when […]

Mexico’s Electoral Court Will Declared Prez Today

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Update: Fecal won. Tomorrow is the day that Today the Electoral Court of the Federal Judiciary (TEPJF) will finally officially name Felipe Calderón president-elect. Honestly, it is not surprising, last week TEPJF had ruled that Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) had failed to prove that the irregularities in many of the polling places did not […]

President Fox Denied From Making Final Speech

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By law, Mexican President Vicente Fox had been due to give a valedictory state-of-the-nation address to Congress before he steps down later this year. But, there were rumors that Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his supporters were going to stop Fox from giving his address. Regardless, Fox had vowed nothing was going to stop him […]

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